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Hindu temple torched in Comilla

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Star Online Report

Miscreants vandalised and torched a Hindu temple in Daudkandi upazila of Comilla early Wednesday as attack on minority communities continues.

Unknown criminals vandalised the temple and set fire to it at Battala Kalibari in Chapatali village of Mohammadpur East Union in the dead of night, said Abul Faysal, officer-in-charge of Daudkandi Police Station.

Subhash Bhoumik, a resident of the village, said locals guarded the temple till 2:30am today in wake of attacks on minority community.

They found the tin-shed temple completely alight in the morning, Bhoumik said.

Five statues of Hindu gods and goddess have been damaged during the incident, he claimed.

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